|John Hurt||Mr. Summers|
|Daniel Benzali||De Winter|
|James Faulkner||Mr. Whiteside|
|Amy Robbins||Valerie Ann Platt|
Bobby is a mentally handicapped young man with an affinity for animals. He runs away from home after his stepfather kills all his pets. While on the road, he meets a peculiar old man who calls himself Mr. Summers, who buries the dead animals he finds on the side of the road. The two outcasts form a bond over their love of animals, but Bobby knows that eventually he'll have to return home and confront his stepfather.